Science proved that there are many homemade remedies which can be far more effective rather than some prescribed pharmaceutical drugs. For instance, baking soda is extremely beneficial for curing, healing, cooking, and cleaning. It can be found in every home, it’s safe and doesn’t cause any side effects.
Old wives’ cures
Baking soda can be used as a homemade solution for teeth whitening. Put a little bit of baking soda on your toothbrush and brush your teeth. Then, rinse as usual.
For fresher breath, gargle some baking soda with some water
Baking soda is widely used for treatment of acne and removal of dead skin and excess oil. All you have to do is to mix 1 tbsp. of baking soda with 1 tbsp. of water and then rub the mixture on the face.
To reduce foot itching or to remove odor from your feet, soak your feet in a bath that consists of 3 tbsp. of baking soda, 1 tbsp. of peppermint essential oil, 1 tbsp. of salt, and water. Soak your feet for 20 minutes.
Eliminate insect bites by making a thick paste consisting of water and baking soda. Rub the paste on the bites and get rid of the itching and pain.
To dry canker or herpes scratches faster, make a paste of water and baking soda and rub it on them.
Drink a mixture of water and baking soda if you want to relieve muscle pain and resupply your body with the needed nutrients.
If you want to destroy nail fungus, put some baking soda on a wet nail brush and scrub your nails.
Home remedies for acidity
Mix 2 tbsp. of baking soda with 1 glass of water and drink the solution in order to get rid of acid re flux, heartburn, and GERD symptoms.
To get rid of acid re-flux, mix ½ tbsp. of baking soda with 2 tbsp. of lemon juice or apple cider vinegar. It’s recommended to mix all of them in a taller glass so it might whiz and foam. Add some water when the bubbling will be gone and drink it. It will help you to reduce acidosis and to neutralize stomach acids as well.
More baking soda homemade remedies
A douche which is made of some water and 1 tbsp. of baking soda will destroy the yeast and kill candida infections in the vagina.
To heal urinary tract infection, you will need to drink mixture consisting of ½ tbsp. of baking soda and water, twice a day.
A mixture consisting of ACV (or lemon juice) and baking soda can relieve thrombosis.
If a person is on a low sodium diet, he/she must not use/ consume baking soda, since baking soda home remedies might exhaust the daily amounts of vitamins and minerals. In some cases, baking soda can even interfere with certain prescribed medications. Therefore, consult a doctor before using it.
Use baking soda only when it’s dissolved in water or other liquids. Never consume it in a powder form. Pregnant or lactating women should not use it.